Honey Bees are Amazing!

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We had a wonderful time watching honey bees collecting pollen from the prettiest of flowers on our hike on Sunday. They worked tirelessly until their leg sacks were full to bursting and they could hardly fly. Then we followed them, hoping to find their hive. Over bushes, under trees, around a stream. It was a […]

Nature-Inspired Easter Crafts

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Here is a link to some of the past Easter crafts that we’ve enjoyed the most…     Click on the photo above to see the tutorials for each craft. Blessings and magic, Donni

Spring Magic Craft Box : 2015 Available NOW!

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Hi, Happy Friends… I have some exciting news for you. The Spring Magic Craft Boxes are on their way to lucky children all over the world! THEY ARE ENCHANTING! The Spring’s Magic Craft Box is delighful. It is filled to the brim with the wonder and newness of Spring! As usual, the fairies, elves and […]

DIY Tutorial for a Fairy Door

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Did you know that we share The Sunny House with a family of fairies? Do you see the door to their part of the house? It’s on the pillar to the left of my desk… on top of the molding with a little wooden ladder leading up to it from the floor. Do you see […]

Valentine’s Day Crafts

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Looking for some last minute crafts for Valentine’s Day? Here are a few LOVEly goodies we have made…     1. Hoop Art Treasures with Favorite Old Clothes 2. Pretty Pom Pom Flowers 3. Watercolor Heart Garland 4. Wire Love Letters 5. Needle Felted Heart 6. Needle Felted Valentine Gnome 7. Wax Paper Stain Glass […]

Mini Clay Houses : DIY TUTORIAL

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I have always been utterly in love with little clay houses. They are so tiny and sweet and make me think of fairies and gnomes and magical wishes. I have collected a couple of sets over the years and display them on windowsills throughout the house. You can see my first set here (warning… you […]

DIY Golden Valentine’s Day Votives

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We said goodbye to our beloved Christmas tree yesterday. We hugged her and thanked her for being such a huge part of our joyous Christmas. We packed away her precious ornaments and stored them safely for next year. And, when she was gone, we felt so rotten, staring at her empty corner. Our home felt […]

My List of Natural Easter Crafts

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Here’s a list of our favorite nature inspired Easter crafts. Best Easter Crafts : Please click on the image to see the tutorial. Happy Easter Crafting, Blessings and magic, Donni

DIY Needle Felted Bunny Tutorial

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A step-by-step tutorial on how to make the cutest little needle felted bunny. Who’s thinking about bunnies? With Easter just a few days away, I decided to get to work with my needle and wool to make my kids a couple of Easter bunny gifts. Alas, Teddy walked in and caught me in the act […]

Planting Mini Pansies in Egg Shells for Easter Decorations

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We visited our local garden shop yesterday to buy strawberry plants to plant in the cinder-block holes of my new ‘bunny-proof’ vegetable garden. Before I left home, I voiced my intention NOT TO BUY ANYTHING BUT STRAWBERRY PLANTS to my Good Man (I’m a well-known impulse plant buyer and hoped that if I committed to […]